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See also: pucé, pūce, pūcē, and pucē

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EtymologyEdit

From French couleur puce (flea-colored), from Latin pūlex (flea).

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NounEdit

puce (countable and uncountable, plural puces)

  1. A brownish-purple color, sometimes more or less deep red or grayish.
    puce colour:  
    dark puce colour:  

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AdjectiveEdit

puce (comparative more puce, superlative most puce)

  1. Of a brownish-purple color, sometimes more or less deep red or grayish.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pūlex, pulicis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

puce f (plural puces)

  1. flea
  2. chip (electronics), silicon chip
  3. (affectionate) sweetie

VerbEdit

puce

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pucer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of pucer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of pucer
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of pucer
  5. second-person singular imperative of pucer

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Diminutive form of pȕto.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pûtse/
  • Hyphenation: pu‧ce

NounEdit

pȕce n (Cyrillic spelling пу̏це)

  1. button

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Skok, Petar (1972) Etimologijski rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika (in sh), volume II, Zagreb: JAZU, page 65